Collected flood debris is dropped off at the Ronaldson Field Landfill on Friday Oct. 7, 2016.

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG

Time is running out for East Baton Rouge residents who haven't put their flood debris out for collection.

Contractors are preparing to make a final sweep of the parish and all remaining debris must be deposited in the public right-of-way by Sunday, Nov. 6 so crews can collect it. Anyone who can't meet the deadline must call the city-parish at (225) 389-4865.

More than 1.6 million cubic yards of flood debris have been collected so far. Residents may alert officials to remaining debris at or by calling (888) 721-4372.

In a Wednesday news release, the government reminded residents that debris removal crews cannot collect waste related to construction and reconstruction. The city-parish has recommenced the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors, at, as a resource where residents can find professionals to help with disposal of those materials.

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